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The skinniest home in New York City has just sold for a reported $2.175 million. According to Curbed NY, the home’s original listing price of $2.75 million was slashed to $2.499 million before it found a buyer who managed to bargain the price down another 13 percent.

The seller paid $1.6 million for the house after a bidding war in 2000.

The property at 75 1/2 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014 is 999 square feet and is only 9 1/2 feet wide. It was built in 1873. The Dutch-style home has three stories, plus a basement.

Located in Manhattan’s West Village, the home has housed such notables as Cary Grant and John Barrymore. Perhaps they left behind some of their custom furniture?

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    home of anorexia?

  • http://arizonarealestatehome.com Tempe Homes

    It really is amazing how local real estate can be. For $2.175M, you could get the best views in a massive custom home on an oversized lot over an acre. I guess Manhattan is the place to be.

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  • http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4668112n DebtFree

    $2.175 million for that? New Yorkers aren’t very bright.

  • http://www.allisonables.com Gainesville real estate

    This entry gave me a good laugh. You can get a 20th story penthouse overlooking the ocean in south Florida for that price.

  • Kate

    WOW…thats pretty amazing. You can get a mansion for that price

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    lol, that price is crazy, but worth the ‘fame’ maybe

  • Iliketile

    I once knew someone who lived in this house and he could stand in the center and almost touch each outer wall. Can you say tiny?

  • Anonymous

    At least it has a gated front yard.

  • http://www.moreutahlistings.com rob aubrey

    The Dutch had a land scarcity and taxed the width of home. That is how that design came about. Amersterdam is full of houses like that.

    Typically they have large windows and they would hoist the furniture up and in.

  • Dale

    M O R O N

  • http://www.moreutahlistings.com rob aubrey

    Great contribution

  • http://www.zeroinfiniti.com/ home improvement

    so, finally it’s sold. On that price?
    yes, at least it has front gate

  • tom

    I can buy a similar one and retire @ age of 40 with over 2 Millions dollars in my bank. Why someone got that home and work like a cow??????????

  • john

    i now how it feels, i live in the narrowest house in washington dc, and hope someday to sell for that price. wish me luck.

  • http://www.lipstick-tips.com Alyssa

    Cary Grant’s custom made furniture!? Oh lala!

  • http://www.hagr.net/ Finance

    why someone want to live there? on that price?

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